Presentation on theme: "Strange supernatural phenomena that is… The Bermuda Triangle - name of the area of the Atlantic, in the territory of Bermuda. It is the place of many."— Presentation transcript:
The Bermuda Triangle - name of the area of the Atlantic, in the territory of Bermuda. It is the place of many unexplained events like missing of ships, yachts and planes. Some people believe "strangers" are present in this area.
The father of the concept of the Bermuda Triangle is Vincent Gaddis, who used it in the article 'The Deadly Bermuda Triangle'. In 1965, Gaddis published a book 'Invisible Horizons', which dealt with the legend of the Triangle. After him many other authors have tried to gain fame discussing this topic. Depending on the author, the size of the Bermuda Triangle is different. Some extend it until the coast of Ireland. However, the most common is the triangle between Miami, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. The legend was born, along with the history of the disappearance of five squadron of American planes on December 5, 1945 off the coast of Florida (the famou s flight 19).
1840 - large French sailing ship "Rosalie” found 1854 - loss of the ship "Bella” 1880 - disappearance of a British school and a training sailing ship "Atalanta” 1881 - encountered by the English ship "Ellen Austin" abandoned schooner 1868 - loss of the Spanish freighter "Viego“ January 1921 - an American schooner, "Carroll A. Deering" found without the crew April 1925 - loss of the Japanese steamer "Raifuku Maru“ December 1945 - loss of five U.S. planes TBF Avenger December 1946 - abandoned "Belle City" schooner found 1947 - loss of a U.S. bomber "Superfortresses” January 30, 1948 - loss of flying from London to Havana aircraft "Star Tiger" type Avro Tudor IV
June 1950 - Costa Rica's missing the boat "Sandra", together with eleven people of crew February 1953 - loss of a British transport plane "York" of 39 people north of the Bermuda Triangle October 1954 - the loss of American military transport plane "Super Constellation" with 42 people June 1965 - loss of military aircraft C-119 "Boxcar" with ten people on board in the area of south of the Bahamas January 1967 - a week in the disappearance of three small passenger aircrafts along with pilots and eight passengers in total December 1967 - missing the boat "Witchcraft" with two passengers, only about 1 mile from Miami Beach May 1968 - the sinking of an American nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion, 400 miles southwest of the Azores